Slumping Tigers fall in Boston

Kevin Youkilis drove in two runs on Tuesday afternoon as the Boston Red Sox rolled to a 5-0 home win over the Detroit Tigers.

The Red Sox earned the victory as -163 favorites in this contest, while the combined score fell UNDER the day’s posted total (9.5).

Red Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka tossed 6 2-3 shutout innings in the win, giving up just four hits and striking out seven.

Kenny Rogers surrendered two earned runs on eight hits over 4 2-3 innings in his start for Detroit, fanning three.

Coco Crisp and J.D. Drew also drove in runs in the victory for Boston. Gary Sheffield collected two hits in a losing cause for the Tigers.